My area of interest is centered on francophone Africa, the status of minorities and immigrants in Europe & media biases. Raised in Madagascar, I hold a Master of Public Policy from Princeton University at the Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs with a focus on international development & international relations and PhD in Medical Sciences from Purdue University. I can be found on twitter at twitter.com/lrakoto.
Latest posts by Lova Rakotomalala from November, 2015
Following Hostage Crisis, Mali Celebrates Its Heroes and Gets Back to Work
Grateful for its heroes, Mali has already resumed its ordinary economic activities, ignoring the risk of more attacks and the national state of emergency (which is still in force).
The Best of Paris Shines Through During Its Worst of Times
"In times of adversity, the true character of a community shows through. To those offering #PorteOuverte, you make me proud to be a human."
The Crisis in Burundi Takes a Troubling Turn for the Worse
"...if the Burundian population remains poor, with all of the problems that come with a large population and a small territory, the country will always have violent cycles."
Sassou-Nguesso on the Path of Other African Presidents-for-Life After Congolese Referendum
Young citizens of Congo (Brazaville) protests the President Sassou-Nguesso's attempt to run for an additional term.